Plant-Based Living

Soy and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOS)

The Basics of GMOs What is genetic modification? Genetic modification, also known as “genetic engineering,” is a technologically advanced way to select desirable traits in crops. While selective breeding has existed for thousands of years, modern biotechnology is more efficient…Read More

Inflammation Part 2

Make sure to read Part 1, the causes of chronic inflammation. WHAT ABOUT DIET? How does diet impact chronic inflammation? What you eat can play both a positive and negative role in managing chronic inflammation. There are foods that can…Read More

The simple truth

This is part 2 in our new series on plant-based lifestyles.   FACT: Many high fat, high sugar, salty, refined foods do taste good! The simple truth: In the bigger picture, these foods do have a place….. what is a…Read More

Rethink the foods you like!

Soya Life proudly presents you with a series on plant-based lifestyles Ask yourself the following question: WHAT is/are your favourite food / foods? And a second question: WHY are these your favourite foods? So often we eat foods we THINK…Read More

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Colon Health, Part 2

This is part 2 of our series on plant-based eating and colon health. Read part 1 here.

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Colon Health, Part 1

The digestive tract, which extends from the oesophagus right the way through to the rectum, is the barrier between the outside world and the inside of our bodies! In other words, look after your gut and you protect your body!

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Prevent and Treat Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs when there is gradual loss of kidney function. When CKD reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in the body, causing potentially fatal complications.

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Let’s Fight Heart Disease

Heart disease (cardiovascular disease), despite a wide variety of medical/drug interventions available, is STILL one of the major killers of mankind, caused primarily by a condition known as atherosclerosis.

Losing Weight with A Plant-Based Diet

The beginning of the year is usually the time when we review our goals for the year, and these often include personal goals of weight loss and maintenance, introducing a good exercise routine, and being mindful of what one is…Read More

Plant-Based Diet in the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease of the blood vessels. If one’s blood sugars are too high too often, one’s blood vessels become damaged and inflamed – putting one at high risk for heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, amputation, and infections. Having…Read More